NOTICE OF VACANCY

Logan City School District
101 West Center
Logan, UT 84321
July 1, 2018



INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT

Logan City School District is now accepting applications for part-time Instructional Assistants for the 2018-19 school year. These positions will require availability Monday through Friday, with a consistent block of time.

  • Work hours: Up to 5.5 hours per day

  • Salary: $11.09

  • Contract: 2018-19 school year

Application Process

  • Deadline: Until filled

  • Applicant must be highly qualified (a minimum of 48 college credit hours or the ability to pass the ParaPro test). Please call Human Resource Department about testing dates and times. Cost: $55.00.

  • All application materials must be submitted to Logan City School District Human Resources Office, 101 West Center, Logan, Utah, 84321. PHONE (435)-755-2300 FAX: (435) 755-2311. Selected finalists will be contacted for an interview.

    1. Completed Logan City School District Education Support Professional Application available here.

    2. Transcripts of all college and university credit

Essential Functions

  • Administers classroom assignments, tests, homework assignments, make-up work, etc. for the purpose of supporting teachers in the instructional process.

  • Assists in delivering classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives.

  • Assists students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. read stories, listen to students read, providing writing assistance, reinforce English lessons, provide spelling practice, facilitate activities, computer learning programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade level standards.

  • Attends meetings and in-service presentations for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.

  • Communicates with teachers and/or parents for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives.

  • Implements, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work area, and manual and electronic files and records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; providing a safe learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.

  • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.

  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. injured student, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

  • Supports classroom teachers and other school personnel for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of curriculum and teaching methodologies.

Other Functions

  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

  • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: concepts of grammar and punctuation; stages of child development and learning styles; and age appropriate activities.

  • ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions.

Responsibility

  • Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization's services.

Working Environment

  • The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and some fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Experience Job related experience is desired

Education High School diploma or equivalent with minimum of 48 college credit hours

Equivalency None Specified

Required Testing ParaPro Assessment Test if not highly qualified

Continuing Educ./Training 48 semester credit hours from a college or university

Clearances Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

FLSA Status
Non Exempt

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It is the policy of the Logan City Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age or disability in any educational program, activity, or employment.

Reasonable accommodations for the application/interview process will be provided upon request, and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Persons with disabilities may contact the Personnel Director at (435) 755-2300 for additional information or assistance.